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Seminar: “Intermittent Generation – Implications for the Operation of the Grid”

 Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE) presents  


 Seminar: “Intermittent Generation – Implications for the Operation of the Grid”


Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014


Time: 6 – 8pm


 Presenter: Ms. Dionne Nugent, Head – Engineering and Transmission Planning, JPS


Venue: School of Engineering Conference Room at University of Technology (UTECH).



 Topics to be explored:


 1.      The current situation with a description of the current contracted generation and how this supports the Government’s scenario which meets the Government’s 2020 renewable target.


2.       The current operational issues that are being experienced in Jamaica during periods of high wind & solar irradiance with low demand.


3.       Insights gained as to what the next few years will bring as we ‘Connect and Manage’


4.      What is required for safe and secure operation of the ‘grid’ in 2020’.


5.        Possible benefits of Smart Grids and Smart Networks in assisting in the delivery of safe, secure and economic management of the transmission and distribution system



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